Nnedi Okorafor, Maaza Mengiste, Kwei Quartey, Elisabeth Thomas, and Alyssa Cole are finalists of the Edgar Awards 2021 announced on January 25, 2021. Mystery Writers…View More African, African American finalists at Edgar Awards 2021.
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Maaza Mengiste and Antje Rávik Strubel are the guests at the James Murua Literary LiveStream on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 18:00 GMT/ 19:00 WAT/…View More Maaza Mengiste, Antje Rávik Strubel for James Murua Literary LiveStream
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, and Brandon Taylor are on the shortlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on September 15, 2020. The Booker Prize for…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 shortlist.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, and Brandon Taylor are on the longlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on July 27, 2020. The Booker…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 longlist.
Mihret Kebede, Shadi Rohana, Maaza Mengiste, Sumia Jaama, and Abraham T. Zere will judge the “To Speak Europe In Different Languages” Literary Award. The announcement…View More To Speak Europe In Different Languages Literary Award judges unveiled.
Maaza Mengiste, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Remy Ngamije, Bisi Adjapon, and Chike Frankie Edozien wrapped up day 1 of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from…View More Maaza Mengiste, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Remy Ngamije, Bisi Adjapon, and Chike Frankie Edozien at Afrolit Sans Frontières
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was the first guest of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières streaming on Instagram from Nairobi, Kenya on April 20, 2020. She…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor kicks off Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Maaza Mengiste’s second novel The Shadow King is going to the big screen with Kasi Lemmons as director. Maaza Mengiste is the author of the…View More Maaza Mengiste’s novel “The Shadow King” is going to the big screen.
Maaza Mengiste and Zukiswa Wanner are the co-curators of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières starting April 20-27, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a new initiative…View More Maaza Mengiste, Zukiswa Wanner co-curate Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Maaza Mengiste was the first novelist to feature on the third day of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Instagram Live from Zurich, Switzerland on March 25,…View More Maaza Mengiste stars at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 1
The Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival, an initiative of writers of African origin curated by Zukiswa Wanner, kicks off on the Internet from March…View More Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival kicks off on March 23.
The film rights for Maaza Mengiste‘s second novel The Shadow King have been acquired by US film company Atlas Entertainment. On September 24, novelist and…View More Film rights for Maaza Mengiste novel “The Shadow King” acquired by Atlas Entertainment.
Maaza Mengiste‘s second novel The Shadow King, published by Norton, will be out on September 24, 2019. Maaza Mengiste is a novelist and essayist whose…View More Maaza Mengiste‘s new novel “The Shadow King” out on September 24.